Karma Automotive links with BMW for electric drive technology

9:04 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015

Karma Automotive, the Chinese-owned company once known as Fisker, is working with BMW to access some of the German automaker's electric drive and charging technology.... Read More »

Fisker Automotive changes name to Karma Automotive

2:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015

Fisker Automotive, once the maker of the luxury Karma plug-in hybrid, has changed its name to Karma Automotive and will don a new logo.... Read More »

Henrik Fisker designs exotic convertible for Galpin

6:57 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2015

Luxury designer Henrik Fisker has created a convertible variation of the Ford GT Mustang to be sold by Galpin Auto Sports of Los Angeles.... Read More »

China's Wanxiang plans to build Fisker Karma in S. Calif.

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21, 2015

Fisker Automotive and Technology Group plans to revive production of the Fisker hybrid sports car in a new plant to be built in Southern California.... Read More »

Henrik Fisker, Aston Martin settle suit over Thunderbolt design

4:15 pm U.S. ET | April 8, 2015

Aston Martin has put the brakes on Henrik Fisker's return to the auto industry. Fisker, sued by Aston Martin late last month over plans to produce a $400,000 supercar called the Thunderbolt, has agreed to drop those plans to settle the suit.... Read More »

Aston Martin claims Henrik Fisker's Thunderbolt is unauthorized copy

8:59 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2015

Aston Martin said Henrik Fisker’s “Thunderbolt” prototype for a $400,000 GT coupe is an unauthorized copy of its iconic sports cars featured in James Bond movies for 50 years.... Read More »

China's Wanxiang to rebrand Fisker as Elux, report says

9:26 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

Chinese auto parts maker Wanxiang Group will push back its planned relaunch of the defunct Fisker Karma hybrid sports car until mid-2016 and rebrand Fisker Automotive as Elux, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters on Sunday.... Read More »


BLOG: Fisker flexes muscle with coachbuilt 725-hp Mustang

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

Henrik Fisker, the Danish designer behind the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8 and the ill-fated Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid, apparently can design an American muscle car, too.... Read More »

China's Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker Karma with 2012 design, report says

4:32 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2014

Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group, which bought electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive from bankruptcy, is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car by using a design from the company's last year of production, people close to the companies said.... Read More »

GreenTech electric vehicle venture anticipates U.S. production in 4th quarter

5:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2014

A Chinese-affiliated electric vehicle venture that has generated more curiosity than cars during the past five years anticipates launching U.S. production by the end of this year.... Read More »

Former GM veteran, Fisker boss Posawatz to join INRIX board

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2014

Tony Posawatz, the former vehicle line director for the Chevrolet Volt who also briefly headed Fisker Automotive, has joined the board of directors for telematics company INRIX.... Read More »


Chinese supplier lays plans to revive Fisker and give itself a jolt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

If Lu Guanqiu has his way, his Wanxiang Group will bring the Fisker Karma back to life and establish the Chinese supplier as a high-profile coach-builder in the United States. There are big ifs. But Lu is not accustomed to failure.... Read More »

Fisker's Chinese owner plans 2nd model after Karma output resumes

5:51 pm U.S. ET | July 25, 2014

The Chinese owner of Fisker Automotive hopes to launch a second model that would join the $100,000 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid in three years, according to the company’s chairman.... Read More »

Fisker's new owner: 'I'll burn as much cash as it takes'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014

The Chinese auto parts magnate who bought Fisker Automotive at a bankruptcy auction in February has nursed a desire to build cars since the 1980s. Now, Lu Guanqiu, the billionaire chairman and founder of Wanxiang Group, China's largest supplier, is getting his chance.... Read More »

Fisker boss will 'burn as much cash as it takes' as it takes on Tesla

7:05 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014

The Chinese billionaire who bought Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. at a bankruptcy auction is planning to build a new slate of electric-drive cars in the United States, challenging Tesla Motors Inc. on its home turf.... Read More »

Merger links Lutz's VL with Virginia governor's EV venture

5:24 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014

VL Automotive, a sports car start-up founded by Detroit 3 veteran Bob Lutz, has merged with EV venture GreenTech Automotive to bring its Fisker Karma-based Destino car to market.... Read More »

Former Fisker creditors seek OK to file liquidation plan

3:49 pm U.S. ET | May 2, 2014

Creditors of the former Fisker Automotive Holdings are seeking permission to file their own liquidation plan for the defunct maker of luxury plug-in hybrids cars, saying the company is insisting on terms that would harm unsecured creditors and put plan-approval at risk.... Read More »

Next big thing for A123 may be shift to small batteries

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014

Now that battery-maker A123 Systems has the same corporate parent as Fisker, the supplier's strategy might seem clear: make lithium ion battery packs for electric vehicles. Not so fast. CEO Jason Forcier is eyeing a bigger target.... Read More »

Energy Dept. dangles low-interest financing for suppliers

3:15 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2014

The department of energy wants auto suppliers to know that it still has $16 billion in low-interest financing available to support efficient-vehicle programs, and it wants them to step forward for a share of those funds.... Read More »

Fisker cleared to borrow $4.98 million from Wanxiang

2:49 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2014

Fisker Automotive received court approval to borrow $4.98 million from Wanxiang Group, the Chinese auto-parts maker that won an auction for the bankrupt maker of luxury plug-in cars.... Read More »

Fisker, new Chinese owner to restart Karma output this year

7:23 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014

Fisker Automotive, which has been acquired by China's largest auto parts company, plans to restart production of its Karma plug-in hybrid luxury car "within a year" and will also complete the half-finished development of a second model, according to a senior executive.... Read More »

Fisker's new owner teams up with Lutz on V-8 Karma

Feb. 20, 2014 06:01 CET

Fisker Automotive's new owner says the Karma sports car will come roaring back with a supercharged V-8 engine -- and with the help of former GM executive Bob Lutz.... Read More »

Fisker's new owner teams up with Lutz on V-8 Karma

10:27 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2014

Fisker Automotive's new owner says the Karma sports car will come roaring back with a supercharged V8 engine -- with the help of former General Motors executive Bob Lutz.... Read More »

Fisker wins approval to sell assets to China's Wanxiang

Feb. 19, 2014 06:01 CET

Fisker Automotive Holdings has won court approval to sell its assets to China's Wanxiang Group for an offer valued at $149.2 million, almost six times what the U.S. hybrid carmaker sought when it filed for bankruptcy.... Read More »

Fisker wins approval to sell assets to China's Wanxiang

12:18 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 18, 2014

Fisker Automotive Holdings today won court approval to sell its assets to China’s Wanxiang Group for an offer valued at $149.2 million, almost six times what the hybrid-car maker sought when it filed for bankruptcy.... Read More »